When Peer Accountability Gets Toxic

In our work-lives we are encouraged to keep tabs on one another in order to ensure general well-being at work and at home. This might include asking how someone is feeling if she is late on a deadline, or making sure someone is doing alright at home if he is out of...

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When a DMV Leader Rips Red Tape

Wait times, grumpy visitors, and red tape permeate the atmosphere of the average Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). It's so easy to make small mistakes within the dynamic processes and procedures of each state's robust bureaucracy. Each small slip tends to yield...

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Broken Window Theory at the Office

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani cleaned up New York City by understanding the broken window theory. The theory suggests each problem that goes unattended in a given environment affects people's attitude toward that environment and leads to more problems (see Ivy...

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Binary Honesty vs. Spectral Honesty (Part 2 of 2)

Let's look closer at significance of binary honesty to any organization. First, a recap from Part 1 of 2: Binary Honesty: Marked by truth in an either-or scenario. Spectral Honesty: Marked by subjective accuracy in response to a question, i.e., measurable on a...

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Sitting at a Desk is Not a Competition

Sitting at a Desk is Not a Competition

In almost every corporation known to man, there are those who believe that the ability to sit at a desk for extended amounts of time requires talent and fortitude. It doesn't. Yet in so many offices across the globe, there is a perspective that the person who can sit...

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Office Life and Cabin Fever

Office Life and Cabin Fever

It's pretty common for us office warriors to find ourselves inside of a building for eight hours per day at a minimum simply because our offices are inside. If you are a "normal" office worker, you are in/around your office from approx. 8AM to 4:30PM, preparing/eating...

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